A bright smudge in the north polar region is rising.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 67.40°

CM2: 3.50°

CM3: 46.70°

CLat: +31.20°

Description

Seeing mostly recovered after we moved on from Jupiter to Saturn.

Notes:

  • A bright smudge in the north polar region is rising.
  • A smaller smudge in the northern tropics is approaching the central meridian.

Equipment

ZWO ASI290MM

Celestron C14 EdgeHD

Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Location=Cibolo, TX, USA
Scope=Celstron C14 EdgeHD
Camera=ZWO ASI290MM
Filter=B
Profile=Saturn
Diameter=18.14"
Magnitude=0.15
CMI=73.6° CMIII=52.6°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8200mm (F/23)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-20-0517_4-EC-B-Sat.ser
Date=200718
Start=051612.101
Mid=051727.106
End=051842.111
Start(UT)=051612.101
Mid(UT)=051727.106
End(UT)=051842.111
Duration=150.010s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=9998
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=676x382
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=66
Shutter=15.00ms
Gain=415 (69%)
FPS=100 (off)
Gamma=50
AutoGain=off
USBTraffic=40 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoExposure=off
HighSpeed=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=113
Histogramm=44%
Noise(avg.deviation)=2.27
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=34.8°C
Focuser position=1258